Special Interests

June/July Program Calendar

B 12 Shots


Thursday, June 6  & July 11 | 9 - 9:30 am | Fee: $20 



New! Chair & Table Massage Therapy


Tuesdays | 9 am-5 pm | Book your appointment


Customized massage therapy with Licensed Massage Therapist, Connie Murphy.
$1 per minute with a $15 minimum. 

Mountain Dulcimer 


    Intermediate Group | Wednesdays 10  am | No Charge


    Leaders: Pat Zimmerman & Marjorie Hopkins 

    Dulcimer Lessons | Fridays | 10 am - Noon | No Charge


    Leader: Donna Shelton
    Bring your instrument and learn how to play this beautiful sounding and fairly easy to learn instrument. 

Notary Public 


Monday, June 10 & July 8 | 9-10 am | No Charge


Provider: Maxine Pride
Bring your documents and a government issued photo ID.  

Book Club 


Monday, June 10  & July 8 | 1 – 2:30 pm 


No Charge | Leader: Bernard McDonnell 
Come meet kindred book lovers, as they discuss the reading of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” by J.K. Rowling in June. Go to your local library or download on you mobile device to read your copy of this book. 

Trivia Tuesday 


Bring your team of 2- 6 people and compete with others on all things trivia each month. Snacks and prizes provided.
   

Texas


   

Tuesday, June 11 | 6 - 8 pm | No Charge

 
    This great state has a rich and unique history. Let’s saddle up and talk Texan. 

    Rock & Roll


   

Tuesday, July 9 |  6 - 8 pm | No Charge 


    Rock & Roll is here to stay! From Elvis Presley to Bruce Springsteen, test your knowlege of all things Rock and Roll.

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hinkabilities

 

Mo

ndays 9:15 am


No Charge | Instructor: Anna Abner
“Use it or lose it” applies not only to your physical body, but also to brain fitness. This class will help to improve memory, sharpen your mind and promote social interactions, all while you’re having a great time



Cookin’ Club  

 

Mexican Cuisine   


Wednesday, June 12 | 10:30 am | Small supply fee for class   

Sushi    


Wednesday, July 10 | 10:30 am | Small supply fee for class   
Beginning as a method of preserving fish centuries ago, sushi has evolved into an artful, unique dining experience that doesn’t necessarily involve raw fish. 


Random Acts of Kindness

Sponsoring: Family Place Food Drive for New Residents

Thursday, June 13 | 11 am

Needed: Canned goods and kitchen staples for displaced families 


Sponsoring Metrocrest Services
Thursday, July 11 | 11 am 


Needed: non-food items not covered by SNAP Food Benefits, such as toilet tissue and hygiene products.

Conversations in Neglected History


Fridays | 9:30 am - Noon | No Charge 


Come explore alternate views of history and enjoy special guest speakers.
Dr. Richard McCaslin from UNT will be here to speak

June 21: Wade Hampton III. South Carolina Icon 
July 19: Prohibition on the Texas/Mexican Border 

Gardening:


Plant Wars:The Ongoing Battle: Homeowners vs. Insects & Disease 

 

Wednesday, June 19 | 10 am | No Charge

Speaker: Jean McIntosh, Dallas Master Gardener                                       
Discover the most common pests and diseases in North Texas gardens. Learn the symptoms, management and controls with emphasis on non-chemical solutions as a first response. 
 

 
Wicked Plant 


Wednesday, July 17  | 10 am | No Charge

 
Speaker: Kevin Burns, Dallas Master Gardener  
This fun presentation covers plants that are deadly, illegal, intoxicating, dangerous, painful, and destructive/invasive. Learn to identify these plants so you can avoid them.

Crusin’ Cusine

 

P

ecan Lodge 


Thursday, June 20 | 1 1 am - 2 pm | Fee: $5 


Where there’s smoke, there’s flavor. That’s Pecan Lodge in a nutshell. Texas Monthly called Pecan Lodge one of the Top 4 BBQ joints in the world. Lunch on your own. Prices $10-$15. 


Y.O. Ranch Steakhouse 


Thursday, July 18 | 11 am - 2 pm | Fee: $5 


Taste the wild side of Dallas at Y.O. Ranch Steakhouse in downtown Dallas. Lunch on your own. Prices: $10-$25.

Conversations in Neglected History


Fridays | 9:30 am - Noon | No Charge 


Come explore alternate views of history and enjoy our special guest speaker: Dr. Richard McCaslin from UNT 
    June 21: Wade Hampton III. South Carolina Icon 
    July 19: Prohibition on the Texas/Mexican Border

Coupon Clippers 


Monday, June 24 & July 22 | 1 pm | No Charge 


Saving money with coupons is a great way to make your money stretch! Come share your unwanted coupons, tips and tricks.

Texas Hold 'em Tournament


Thursday, June 20 | July 17 | August 21 | September 19 | October | 17 | November 21 | December 12 | 1 pm | No Charge


Snacks sponsor: The Avenues of Park Forest
Play for top two winners and also the chance at a high hand.

NEW! Evening Texas Hold ‘em Tournament


Tuesday, June 4 & July 2 | 6 - 8 pm | No Charge



Shared Moments


Mondays | 10:15 am | No Charge


What’s your story? In this group you will have the opportunity to hear others recall and share life memories as well as share your own.  Everyone welcome!

Pole Walking All Ages Welcome! 


Wednesdays | 8:15 - 9:30 am 


No Charge | Instructor: Jennifer Stone  
Easy-to-learn, this activity gets anyone moving & grooving. Meet us at the Manske Library in the west side parking lot. Bring your poles or use ours.

Photography Club 


Wednesdays | 1 - 2 pm

 
No Charge | Instructor: Deborah Hutchins
Share your love of photography and learn techniques together to improve your pictures. 
We're having a Photography Contest! Check out the display board in the Game Room and vote for your favorite!

Evening Beginner Line Dancing Lessons

8 weeks ~ July 10 - August 28 | 6:30 - 8 pm 


Fee: $24 | Instructor: Karen Aubrey
Have you always wanted to Line Dance but were too afraid to start? Here’s your chance to learn the most basic steps to get you on your feet, even if you have two left ones.

Wii Bowling Season IV


July 29 - September 20 | Season Party: October 4


Sign up as a team of 4 or by yourself and we’ll help put a team together.